The first table below looks at the demand for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 35 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 26 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.67% 0.83% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 1.25% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £335 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £405 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.28% -14.63%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 400 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.36% 66.78% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 238 247
Average daily rate £351 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +1150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
E-Commerce
West Midlands

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce.

1 20 (40.82%) HTML
2 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.65%) PHP
3 16 (32.65%) Magento
4 13 (26.53%) CSS
5 12 (24.49%) MySQL
5 12 (24.49%) HTML5
6 11 (22.45%) jQuery
7 9 (18.37%) SQL
8 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (16.33%) Web Services
8 8 (16.33%) WordPress
8 8 (16.33%) CSS3
9 7 (14.29%) CRM
9 7 (14.29%) Adobe
9 7 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (12.24%) Java
10 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.24%) Retail
10 6 (12.24%) Web Development
11 5 (10.20%) JSON
11 5 (10.20%) QA
11 5 (10.20%) Silverlight
11 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
11 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (10.20%) iPad
11 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
11 5 (10.20%) System Testing
11 5 (10.20%) SEO

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.33%) WordPress
2 2 (4.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Drupal
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (8.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.04%) Maya
4 1 (2.04%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Magento
2 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) VPN
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
1 4 (8.16%) Extranet
1 4 (8.16%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) Junos
3 2 (4.08%) Network Security
3 2 (4.08%) OSPF
3 2 (4.08%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) MySQL
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (12.24%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Web Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Magento Developer
5 5 (10.20%) CRM Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) PHP Developer
6 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Project Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) HTML
2 13 (26.53%) CSS
3 12 (24.49%) HTML5
4 11 (22.45%) jQuery
5 8 (16.33%) Web Services
5 8 (16.33%) CSS3
6 5 (10.20%) Sass
6 5 (10.20%) Silverlight
6 5 (10.20%) JSON
7 4 (8.16%) .NET
8 3 (6.12%) DHTML
8 3 (6.12%) Struts
8 3 (6.12%) Spring MVC
8 3 (6.12%) Spring
8 3 (6.12%) JSF
8 3 (6.12%) Ajax
9 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.04%) Classic ASP
10 1 (2.04%) XML
10 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) iPad
2 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) UNIX
1 2 (4.08%) Solaris
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
1 2 (4.08%) Android
1 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) CRM
2 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.24%) Web Development
3 5 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
3 5 (10.20%) System Testing
3 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
3 5 (10.20%) SEO
4 4 (8.16%) MVC
4 4 (8.16%) Low Latency
4 4 (8.16%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 3 (6.12%) User Stories
5 3 (6.12%) TDD
5 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.08%) UML
6 2 (4.08%) OO
6 2 (4.08%) Content Management
6 2 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
2 16 (32.65%) PHP
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) Java
5 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) Tcl
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) PHP5
7 1 (2.04%) VBScript
7 1 (2.04%) VB
7 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) CCNP
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.12%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (6.12%) CCSA
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) IIBA
3 1 (2.04%) CBAP
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Adobe
2 4 (8.16%) hybris
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco
3 3 (6.12%) Blue Coat
3 3 (6.12%) Juniper
3 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.08%) Sony
4 2 (4.08%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Sun
5 1 (2.04%) ATG
5 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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